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Job vacancies will be advertised here as and when they arise, however we continually welcome interest from outstanding individuals who believe they have what it takes to make a difference to our team.

Please note that because of the high number of applications, we are unable to respond to those who have been unsuccessful.

BUSINESS ANALYST

ADVISORY

Location

London

Type

Full-Time

Job Description

The Business Analyst has to develop foundational knowledge across each of the basic functions (e.g. strategy, vision development, policy formation, economics, marketing, organisational, etc). Business Analysts take responsibility for part of the problem solving in each client engagement. They play an important role in data gathering, actively contribute to the team’s final recommendations, and present their work to Consultants and to senior client executives. They also have a voice in determining the team’s style and pace of work.

Applicants will demonstrate their superior ability to deliver significant impact for clients. You must live our values of innovation, creativity and future driven ideas.

Requirements:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in a research organisation or academic institute or department
  • Believe that you can change the world
  • Have a masters or university degree
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be highly organised, motivated and a team player
  • Excellent English language skills, other languages are a plus
  • Ability to actively address projects and work with minimal supervision
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FREELANCE PROFESSIONAL RESEARCHERS, ANALYSTS

RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

Location

Remote

Type

Full-Time or Part-Time

Job Description

Gold Mercury has a global network of top researchers and analysts working on critical engagements and projects. We are now looking for additional experienced professional freelance researchers, independent consultants or agencies specialised in research and analysis in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Research Areas

  • Business and global market intelligence
  • Industry specific analysis experience
  • Political intelligence
  • Government and governance
  • Health sciences
  • Energy and global resources
  • Environment and sustainability
  • Science and technology
  • Peace and security
  • Economics
  • Culture
  • International Law
  • Humanitarian Affairs

Requirements and Skills Include

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a research position
  • Ability to provide professional and academic referees
  • Willingness to provide samples of your work
  • High-level business English
  • Ability to develop primary and secondary research
  • Experienced in qualitative and/or quantitative research methods
  • Top quality analysis skills
  • Commercial due diligence research
  • Competent using Microsoft Office software

If you fulfil the above requirements, please submit your information using the button below so that it can be reviewed. Successful applicants will be informed via email and added to our database.

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INTERNSHIPS

Interns are an invaluable part of our organisation and are assigned a wide variety of tasks and responsibilities during the period of their internship!

Internship opportunities will be advertised here as and when they arise, however we continually welcome interest from outstanding individuals who believe they have what it takes to make a difference to our team.

Please note that because of the high number of applications we are unable to respond to those who have been unsuccessful.

SOCIAL MEDIA INTERNSHIP

SOCIAL MEDIA, EDITORIAL

Location

On-Site or Remote

Type

Voluntary – Full-Time or Part-Time for 2 days a week – 3 Month Placement

Job Description

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing (with supervision) Gold Mercury’s social media channels such as Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Flickr, Google Plus, and others: following our social media strategy documents – reacting to current events but keeping the approach focussed on our vision.
  • Expanding Gold Mercury’s social media reach, impact and followers.
  • Building relationships with similar brands and media outlets via social media.
  • Curating relevant content for website usage and social media.
  • Proof-checking information and publications to be posted on website and/or social media.
  • Reviewing and helping to develop scripts and draft videos for release as part of Gold Mercury’s social media strategy.
  • Analysing and understanding social media/website analytics and providing concrete recommendations and action plans based on clear presentation of the information.

Learning Opportunities:

  • Learn how to implement a focussed social media strategy based on a company vision and plan.
  • Work with a motivated, driven, and talented team who truly believe that they can change the world.
  • Learning how to work in a dynamic environment where many different skills will be required of you, and the job may be different from day to day!
  • Gaining experience in a highly diverse, historic and unique think tank.
  • Cover a variety of topics, ranging from corporate vision, sustainability, European Union, global governance, branding, management, aviation, cities, technology, and many more.

Skills and Personal Qualities Required:

  • Strong understanding of social media and interaction required.
  • Knowledge of Hootsuite/Tweetdeck and other social media tools would be useful, but not required.
  • Must have an active interest in, and be excited by Gold Mercury’s activities and initiatives.
  • Must be reliable, hardworking and punctual.
  • Strong English writing and editing skills.
  • In addition to your resume you must send links to your social media accounts, blogs, or any social media profiles you have managed professionally.

How to Apply:

  • Send us your CV, including 3 images that you feel best represent you, each with a brief description of why.
  • Provide a covering letter explaining why you are interested in undertaking this internship and indicating your future plans.
  • Provide some details of other social media accounts you have managed professionally, and some examples of content which you have produced for said channels, if applicable.
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RESEARCH INTERNSHIP

RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

Location

Remote – To suit candidate

Type

Voluntary – To fit own schedule during a period of 3 months

Job Description

Gold Mercury International is the global governance and visionary leadership think tank founded in 1961. We are seeking interns to work on our research projects which are based on our research agenda. This voluntary, unpaid internship is ideal for graduate students majoring in political or social sciences or other students with strong research skills, who wish to contribute to meaningful research projects.

The Research Intern will be involved in essential tasks relating to our projects, conducting desktop research and reporting on key decisions and events of global governance. Depending on experience and performance, interns may be able to take on additional responsibilities related to developing briefings and papers.

Key Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting desktop research
  • Drafting a report with findings on a pre-assigned topic
  • Ad hoc assignments may also be given including some administrative tasks

Learning Opportunities:

  • Developing strong research skills and ability to analyse complex information
  • Gaining experience in a think tank
  • Enhancing skills utilised in professional work settings

Skills and Personal Qualities Required:

  • Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Strong online research skills
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Desire to work for a historic think tank organisation and to support the core vision of Gold Mercury International

Please apply by clicking the button below. We ask that you also include three pictures that you feel represent yourself in your cover letter, with a description added for each of the pictures.

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